112 is one of the emergency numbers Austria

The average time to answer a 112 call is 9 seconds.

The Advanced Mobile Location (AML) service is available in certain parts of the country.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 52% of Austrians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

Users with disabilities can reach the emergency services by e-mail to gehoerlosennotruf@polizei.gv.at or through fax and SMS to 0800-133133.

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Austria.

The national emergency numbers are:

  • 122 - fire brigade,
  • 128 - gas-related emergency,
  • 133 - police,
  • 140 - mountain rescue,
  • 141 - doctors,
  • 142 - telephone counselling,
  • 144 - rescue/ambulance,
  • 147 - emergency services for children and young people.

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